• David Ward

    Contributing sermons since Jul 27, 2003
David's church

Crow Hill Bible Church
Bailey, Colorado

About David
  • Education: DMin student, Grace Theological Seminary Master of Divinity, Denver Seminary (1996) Bachelor of Arts, UNC-Chapel Hill (1992)
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Give 'em heaven!
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  • Why Bother With Worship?

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2023

    A Palm Sunday message answering the question posed by the title

    INTRODUCTION: In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy, the Lion, the Scarecrow, and the Tin Man arrive at the legendary Emerald City to meet with the Wizard. The Wizard is reputed to hold the power to solve each of the travelers' problems. But to enter his presence, they must first traverse a long, dimly more

  • When Rights Go Wrong

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2023

    A message on Paul's rebuke of the Corinthian church for tolerating lawsuits among themselves, with implications for witness, body life, and relationships.

    INTRODUCTION: On Sunday December 14, 2014, the New York Jets outlasted the Tennessee Titans 16-11. The Jets showed heart and fight, as QB Geno Smith rallied them with a fourth-quarter comeback. And Jets fans across the country … groaned with despair! It was a costly win. You see, the Jets had a more

  • Seeing God

    Contributed on Jun 24, 2020
    based on 4 ratings

    What happens when we see God for who He really is?

    INTRODUCTION There is a splendid moment in the 1993 movie Jurassic Park, when world-class paleontologist Allen Grant, who has devoted his life to the study of dinosaurs, suddenly comes face-to-face with real, live prehistoric creatures. He falls to the ground, dumbstruck. The reason is obvious. It more

  • Salt & Light

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2019
    based on 3 ratings

    Big Idea: We have a part to play, and the power to play it.

    INTRODUCTION: In an episode from the classic TV series from the 1960's, "The Andy Griffith Show," Andy Taylor, the sheriff of Mayberry, is out of town. His deputy, Barney Fife, is in charge, and he has deputized the local mechanic, Gomer Pyle. The two deputies are walking down the more

  • Soil Samples

    Contributed on Jan 22, 2019
    based on 2 ratings

    The parable of the four soils applied beyond spiritual rebirth to spiritual growth & life change. (This message is from Luke 8, but could be adapted to the version of the parable in Matthew 13 or Mark 4.)

    INTRODUCTION: [READ LUKE 8:4-8] 1) How many auto mechanics does it take to change a light bulb? One, but he thinks he’ll have to replace the whole socket. 2) How many procrastinators does it take to change a light bulb? One, but she’s gonna wait until the light in the room gets better. 3) How more

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